Rural services

RSABI, the charity supporting people in Scottish agriculture, has been left a very generous legacy by a Marykirk farmer.

The estate, valued at approximately £3m, has been gifted to the charity by Sheila Erskine with the wish to help the farming community, in recognition that donating to RSABI was a good way to do this.

The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) is gearing up to host a world first - the Royal Highland Showcase.

Mobile coverage in some of the most rural parts of Scotland will be improved with an additional £3.75 million investment.

A further nine masts are earmarked for the Scottish Borders, Highlands, Angus and island communities, along with three to replace masts removed earlier this year.

Find out about some current rural development jobs and vacancies in rural areas.

Chief Executive Officer - Paths for All 

Paths for All are looking for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will be responsible for the leadership and management of the operational and financial affairs of Paths for All.

If you're a grower employing seasonal migrant workers, the NFUS has pulled together all the essential information and top tools you need in one place.

Renovating the community shop and post office, Estonia

This seminar will focus on the creation of a cooperative to renovate and run the community shop and post office in Leesi Village, Estonia.

Scotland's water and electricity providers have joined forces to launch a shared Priority Services Register to inform customers of the free support available when they need it most. 

More than 500 additional mental health workers have been recruited over the past three years in a drive to expand the workforce and improve access to treatment.

RSABI is among eight charities to receive a welcome funding boost from the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust.

The Charitable Trust has recently donated £80,000 to RSABI, the charity providing emotional, practical and financial support to people in the Scottish agricultural industry.